Step one is to revisit work, which means we must revise the policies and practices that we use as employers to push people out of the work place. Here at the Columbia Aging Center we have an initiative called Age Smart Employer, where we interview businesses so we can guide employers about how to design a workplace where different generations benefit from working together. We give awards to employers that hire, retain and retrain their older workers in a way that benefits their companies..
The psychological science that Ames teaches is not the stuff of anxieties and phobias, but rather how to be effective as a leader, at the bargaining table and working with other people. And his teaching is informed by his own behavioral research. Indeed, Ames believes that today’s business schools are at the center of groundbreaking work in the social sciences.
Was with a constituent, a single mother with kids good, hardworking everyday folks and she had duct taped sheets up and down her windows. ICE had come and knocked on her door earlier in the day. The son of Mexican immigrants, spoke on the phone Saturday from a meeting of about 100 teachers who gathered to discuss how talk to children about ICE actions and assure them they safe at school..
Glass, Google’s experimental gadget that places a notification screen above your eye, initially launched in 2013 as an exciting futuristic product. Since then, it has become an overhyped niche gadget with a public relations problem. By appearing more stylish, Google is hoping Glass may gain broader market appeal before it releases the product to the broader public toward the end of 2014..
LONDON/BEIJING China vast manufacturing sector expanded in December but the eurozone is probably deeper in recession, business surveys suggested on Friday.Data researcher Markit said its Eurozone Flash Composite Purchasing Managers Index, which combines both manufacturing and services sector data, showed small signs of improvement.It rose to a nine month high of 47.3 this month, beating forecasts for 46.8.But this remains below the 50 mark that signifies contraction and Markit said the PMI data for the fourth quarter is consistent with a decline in overall growth of 0.5%.The Chinese economy is already starting to recoverChina data, however, may signal that the global economy is on the mend.improved conditions on financial markets and the pick up in global growth momentum, as signaled by the further pickup in the Chinese PMI, should steady the pace of decline from here on, said Martin van Vliet at ING.China manufacturing sector expanded in December at its fastest pace in 14 months as new orders and employment rose, adding to evidence of a pickup in the economy that helped to boost market sentiment.renewed rise in the headline PMI is a further sign that the Chinese economy is already starting to recover, said Nikolaus Keis at UniCredit.The HSBC flash PMI for December rose to 50.9, the highest level since October 2011 and the fifth straight monthly gain. A figure above 50 indicates that growth is accelerating, while one below 50 shows slowing growth. ET is expected to show manufacturing activity also expanded again this month in the United States, albeit at a slightly weaker pace than in November.RAY OF LIGHTThe eurozone economy contracted 0.2% in the second quarter and 0.1% in the third, meeting the technical definition of a recession and a Reuters poll last week predicted a 0.3% contraction in the current period.That would be slightly better than the PMIs suggest.Earlier, composite PMI data from Germany, Europe largest economy, showed its private sector bounced back to growth for the first time in eight months in December.In neighbouring France, however, while the downturn eased the PMI held below 50 for the 10th straight month.The regional PMI has been below the 50 mark for all but one of the past 16 months but the eurozone agreed a deal on Thursday to provide nearly 50 billion euros in long delayed aid to Athens.It averts a catastrophic default and secures Greece survival in the eurozone after months of doubt and political turmoil.